So, you’ve planted your crops… now, how long do you need to wait for them to emerge?
A corn crop requires moisture to emerge, about 30 percent soil moisture at minimum. It also needs about 120 Growing Degree Days (GDD) accumulated.
Categories: Agronomy, Agronomy Talk
Tags: corn, planting, Emergence, growing degree days, GDD, soybeans. agronomy, stand counts
Many areas of Ohio turned dry towards the end of April and farmers were able to get their corn and soybeans into the ground at a good pace. In fact, the USDA projected that 42 percent of all corn and 14 percent of soybeans had been planted by April 30, 2017. Then…everything came to a screeching halt as frequent rainstorms have resulted in several inches of rain covering most of the state.
Categories: Agronomy, Ohio
Tags: corn planting, Agronomy, Emergence, Ohio Agronomy, growing degree days, soybean planting, GDD, yield potential